Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for ISO 26262 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

ISO 26262
UK
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1156 1220 1268
Rank change year-on-year +64 +48 +43
Permanent jobs citing ISO 26262 24 12 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.006% 0.007%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 0.11% 0.050% 0.058%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 14
UK median annual salary £48,500 £45,750 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.01% +4.57% +6.71%
10th Percentile £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £52,475 £51,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £44,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +10.23% +0.57% +6.71%

ISO 26262 is in the Quality Assurance and Compliance category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills.

All Quality Assurance and Compliance Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for quality assurance or compliance skills 22803 23882 27600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.71% 12.82% 12.90%
Number of salaries quoted 17241 18914 21886
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

ISO 26262
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing ISO 26262 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing ISO 26262.

Salary trend for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing ISO 26262 over the 6 months to 12 December 2017.

Salary histogram for ISO 26262 in the UK

ISO 26262
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing ISO 26262 within the UK over the 6 months to 12 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +45 24 £48,500 +10.23% 12
England +26 24 £48,500 +6.01% 12
Midlands +26 13 £47,500 - 8
West Midlands +28 12 £47,500 - 8
East of England - 8 £53,000 - 1
South East +35 2 £52,500 +31.25%
Yorkshire +26 1 - - 3
East Midlands +19 1 £60,000 +46.34%
North of England +10 1 - - 3

For the 6 months to 12 December 2017, IT jobs citing ISO 26262 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for ISO 26262.

1 21 (87.50%) C
2 20 (83.33%) Automotive
3 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 11 (45.83%) MATLAB
4 11 (45.83%) Simulink
5 9 (37.50%) C++
5 9 (37.50%) MISRA
6 7 (29.17%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (29.17%) Coaching
6 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 6 (25.00%) Aerospace
8 5 (20.83%) MathWorks
8 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
8 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (16.67%) V-Model
9 4 (16.67%) Validation
9 4 (16.67%) Military
9 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
9 4 (16.67%) VxWorks
9 4 (16.67%) ClearCase
9 4 (16.67%) Electronics
9 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
9 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 4 (16.67%) MISRA C
9 4 (16.67%) FlexRay
9 4 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
10 3 (12.50%) IEC 61508
10 3 (12.50%) Project Management
10 3 (12.50%) Firmware

ISO 26262
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 11 (45.83%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Ethernet
1 4 (16.67%) FlexRay
2 1 (4.17%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.17%) GPRS
2 1 (4.17%) GSM
2 1 (4.17%) Modbus
2 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) ClearCase
1 4 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (4.17%) CANoe
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 20 (83.33%) Automotive
2 6 (25.00%) Aerospace
3 4 (16.67%) Electronics
3 4 (16.67%) Military
4 1 (4.17%) French Language
4 1 (4.17%) German Language
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
4 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Software Engineer
2 7 (29.17%) Automotive Software Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Architect
3 6 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Software Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Systems Architect
7 1 (4.17%) C Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (4.17%) Lead Software Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Project Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Software Project Leader
7 1 (4.17%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (8.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (8.33%) Verilog
2 2 (8.33%) VHDL
3 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) VxWorks
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 7 (29.17%) Coaching
3 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 4 (16.67%) Prototyping
4 4 (16.67%) Validation
4 4 (16.67%) V-Model
4 4 (16.67%) Waterfall
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) Change Control
6 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.17%) Line Management
7 1 (4.17%) People Management
7 1 (4.17%) Programme Delivery
7 1 (4.17%) SDLC
7 1 (4.17%) Six Sigma
7 1 (4.17%) Telematics
7 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
7 1 (4.17%) UML
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C
2 11 (45.83%) MATLAB
3 9 (37.50%) C++
4 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
5 2 (8.33%) Ada
5 2 (8.33%) Assembly Language
6 1 (4.17%) ANSI C
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) Chartered Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (37.50%) MISRA
2 4 (16.67%) MISRA C
3 3 (12.50%) IEC 61508
4 2 (8.33%) Def Stans
4 2 (8.33%) DO-178B
5 1 (4.17%) IEC 62304
5 1 (4.17%) ISO 13485
5 1 (4.17%) ISO 9001
5 1 (4.17%) QA
5 1 (4.17%) TickIT
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) MathWorks
2 1 (4.17%) QNX